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How to copy files from a locked XperiaZ with broken screen

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Re: How to copy files from a locked XperiaZ with broken screen

I got one with the phone on the box. I think they all come with them so you can copy files from an iPhone over
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Re: How to copy files from a locked XperiaZ with broken screen

I just connect the lead I got with my phone that allows you to transfer data and I connecet a mouse and it worked a treat I could unlock my phone with the mouse and once the phone was unlocked I pluged the USB lead back in and transferred all my photos across to my PC. I am so happy now as I got back of holiday today and I thought I had lost all my holiday photose 😊
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Re: How to copy files from a locked XperiaZ with broken screen

Use a USB mouse via OTG cable to unlock your phone, then send files wireless via Bluetooth, Wi-Fi direct or NFC.
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Re: How to copy files from a locked XperiaZ with broken screen

my xperia Z screen is broken...how to get the files from internal storage? this is the third time my screen problem!!

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Re: How to copy files from a locked XperiaZ with broken screen

Hi @arjunthevar

 

You could try installing ADB, also the SDK has to be up to date, and the USB debugging turned on from your device on the Developer Options. Then plug your Xperia to your computer and from a command prompt (you'll probably have to be in the folder where adb.exe is, most likely something like C:\Program Files (x86)\Android\android-sdk\platform-tools\adb.exe) run this command:

 

To change command prompt to adb folder:
cd \adb


To pull all files from your device and copied to the adb folder:
adb pull /  *in this case USB debugging should be activated on the device.*


Other Commands:


user data only:
adb pull /data


Internal sd card only:
adb pull /mnt/sdcard or adb pull /sdcard


Pictures on internal sd card:
adb pull /mnt/sdcard/dcim or adb pull /sdcard/dcim


Also you can read on this link about the ADB installer:

 

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?p=48915118

Take a look on how to install Google USB Driver in SDK to let ADB see your Xperia device here:

http://visualgdb.com/tutorials/android/usbdebug/manualinstall.php

 

I hope can be useful.

 

I'm at disposal for any question.

 

Best Regards,

"We can have anything we want on life, if we just help others to found what they need” - Ebelsain Villegas
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Re: How to copy files from a locked XperiaZ with broken screen SOLVED

You sir/madam are a lifesaving legend of the highest order.

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Re: How to copy files from a locked XperiaZ with broken screen SOLVED

Hi @foxual

 

You´re welcome.

 

If my answer was helpful for you, thank me with Kudos.

 

Best Regards.

"We can have anything we want on life, if we just help others to found what they need” - Ebelsain Villegas
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Re: How to copy files from a locked XperiaZ with broken screen

Hi zan,   

I have the same issue. Please help me. 

My touch screen has gone and I have a password on me phone. I really need to back my data with over 4000 pictures. Slightly frowning Face 

 

My email is 

Number 

 

Thank you 

 

Regards 

Anisa 

 

 

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Re: How to copy files from a locked XperiaZ with broken screen

Hi @Nisux

 

Where are your pictures stored ?

 

Your device was rooted ?

 

I'm at disposal for any question.

 

Best Regards,

"We can have anything we want on life, if we just help others to found what they need” - Ebelsain Villegas
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Re: How to copy files from a locked XperiaZ with broken screen

How do you use the mouse to input pin on z1 compact when the screen is black?